Sept 20th 2017 Neighborhood Meeting 7 pm Sage Campus Center rm 224

What: Public Neighborhood Meeting
When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Sage Campus Center, rm 224 – (parking lot off Academy Rd opposite Helderberg Ave )

7:00 Introductions & Housekeeping (& COOKIES!)
* What is the Helderberg Neighborhood Association (HNA)?
* Board Members – Eric Huntington (Chair), Sarah Shearer (Vice Chair), Patricia Pierce (Treasurer), Edward Hitti (Outreach Director), Matt Tulio (Communications Director)
*Audience Members – Welcome! Please state your name and street (or organization)
*Joe Ingemie, Albany Community Police Advisory Committee (ACPAC) – Announcements

7:05 Albany Police Dept, Neighborhood Engagement Unit Update / Q & A
*Officer Gordon McLean with Crime Stats

7:15 Northern Rivers Family of Services, Bill Gettman
In 2016 Northern Rivers Family of Services received a $4.2 million capital funding award as part of a statewide initiative to make the healthcare system more efficient and effective. The award is to be used to help fund a new behavioral health care center that will replace an existing 20-bed residential facility on its Academy Road campus. Bill Gettman, CEO of Northern Rivers, and members of his team will join us to give an overview of the project and answer your questions.

7:35 HNA Board Business
*HNA Potluck & Picnic look-back & Thank You’s! (Sarah)
– Not serving on HNA Board in 2018 (Sarah)
*Updates from the Chair (Eric)
– Not serving on HNA Board in 2018
– Annual Membership Drive – Thank you’s to delivery people
– National Night Out look-back – Grove Ave, Glendale Ave, Sycamore St
– Movies Under the Stars Sage College Campus September 15th: The Secret Life of Pets

– Reminder: for sharing information and, getting to know your neighbors!
* HNA Reporter Business Advertising – Deadline is Sept 27th, publish on October 6th (Eddie)
* Financial & Membership Report (Patty)

7:50 Membership & Audience / Announcements & Concerns
* Announcements & concerns from audience

8:10 Albany Common Council Update / Q & A
* Hon. Judy Doesschate (Ward 9) and Hon. Catherine Fahey (Ward 7)

8:20 Albany County Legislator Update / Q & A
* Lynne Lekakis

8:25 Meeting Wrap-up
* Next Meeting: November 15th